: South India
38,863 Sq Km
Population : 29,011,237 (Census '91)
Capital : Thiruvananthapuram
is located at the southwestern tip of India with the Arabian
Sea on the west and the Western Ghats towering 500-2700m
on the east. The State is divided into three regions the
coastal lowlands, the fertile midlands and the highlands.
The lowlands of Kerala are networked by endless backwaters
and the deltas of forty-four rivers. The midlands are rich
with cashew, coconut, arecanut, tapioca, banana, rice, ginger,
papper, sugarcane and vegetable plantations. The forested
highlands abound in tea, coffee, rubber, spice plantations
and wildlife reserves.
Malayalam; English is widely spoken.
Hinduism, Christianity, Islam
Indian Standard Time: GMT + 5:30
ISD Code :
enjoys unique geographic features that has made it one of
the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. An equable
climate. A long shoreline with serene beaches. Tranquil
stretches of emerald backwaters. Lush hill stations and
exotic wildlife. Waterfalls. Ayurvedic health holidays.
Enchanting art forms. Magical festivals. Historic and cultural
monuments. An exotic cuisine... All of which offer you a
unique experience. And what's more, every one of these charming
destinations is only a two hour drive from the other. A
singular advantage no other destination offers.
most advanced society
Hundred percent literate people. World-class health care
systems. India's lowest infant mortality and highest life
expectancy rates. The highest physical quality of life in
India. Peaceful and pristine, Kerala is also India's cleanest
For administrative purposes, the State of Kerala is divided
into fourteen districts. Most of these districts offer all
the tourism products typical of the State.